Hypselodoris saintvincentius
(Burn, 1962)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Known only from South Australia, and southwestern Western Australia.


southern Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, February 1985. On Dysidea? sp. PHOTO: Bill Rudman.

This is part of a complex of related species including Hypselodoris obscura found in southeastern Australia, and Hypselodoris infucata which has a wide Indo-West Pacific distribution.

  • Burn, R.F. (1962) Notes on a collection of Nudibranchia (Gastropoda: Dorididae and Dendrodorididae) from South Australia with remarks on the species of Basedow and Hedley, 1905. Memoirs of the National Museum, Melbourne, (25): 149-171, pl. 1.
  • Johnson, R. F. and Valdés, A. (2001) The Hypselodoris infucata, H. obscura and H. saintvincentius species complex (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Chromodorididae), with remarks on the genus Brachyclanis Ehrenberg, 1831. Journal of Natural History 35: 1371-1398.
Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (November 28) Hypselodoris saintvincentius (Burn, 1962). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/hypssain

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